Oshkosh Jazz Festival is happening August 24th, 2024 on the entire 400 block of Downtown Oshkosh! Stop on down for the Farmers Market that morning and stay for a night long of Jazz music featuring numerous artists. We asked Erin Boehme, a Jazz Fest Organizer, what are the 5 reasons you should attend Jazz Fest this weekend:

August 24, 2024

1. See world class talent on your very own Main Street for free

Yes, you saw that right—Oshkosh Jazz Fest is FREE! Jazz Fest fills the streets of Downtown Oshkosh with a community of people all grooving to the same beat. Bring a lawn chair and listen to musicians that will get you out of your seat to dance!

2. Support our fantastic local food and drink establishments

Jazz Fest's convenient Downtown venue location is a great hub for all things food and drink. Make sure you support the local establishments while enjoying the great music. Check out all Downtown Food and Drink options!

3. Discover new and exciting music and musicians

The 2024 lineup is an exciting one! The approximate schedule is as follows: 

  • 1:00 The Son Reis Project
  • 1:55 Eric Jacobson
  • 3:00 B.D. Greer’s Divas
  • 5:00 Jane Monheit
  • 6:00 John Pizzarelli

Learn more about these world class musicians here before viewing them live!

4. Show your appreciation to our generous donors and hardworking volunteers for their efforts

This community music event could not happen without the amazing donors and those who volunteer their time. Most importantly, Oshkosh Jazz Fest cannot happen without YOU! Your attendance is a form of support that goes a long way into showing our gratitude to the donors and volunteers. Join us on August 24th and celebrate all of the hard work that goes into making this event happen!

5. Make memories to last a lifetime 

Core memories are made at the Oshkosh Jazz Festival each year. This annual event is so mesmerizing to all senses that memories last forever. Come listen to the sounds of jazz, feel the beat of the music, smell the delicious local restaurant food, and meet with the rest of the community! 


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Stay the night in Oshkosh—click here for overnight options!